IoT software program options for Australian utilities from Nokia and Optus

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Australian telco operator Optus has chosen Nokia’s Impact platform to supply Internet of Things (IoT) options to utilities and different industrial sectors.

Nokia’s IoT Device Management Platform (DMP) will allow Optus to supply its prospects with easy entry to slim band-IoT gadget information, from low energy gadgets and distant gadget administration at scale. This could be executed no matter gadget sort.

Nokia and Optus will work collectively to assist create sensible cities and assist enterprise prospects throughout industries, together with utilities, mining and transportation.

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Anticipated trade functions embrace value efficient waste administration, provide chain optimisation, logistics administration and scene analytics for improved security and safety.

Australia’s IoT market is estimated to develop to US$25 billion by 2024, up from US$7.9 billion in 2018, indicating the potential alternative for such options.

The alliance builds on Nokia’s longstanding relationship with Optus. Nokia is collaborating with the operator to handle and keep its community infrastructure. The two firms launched Australia’s first 5G business companies in early 2019, making Optus the primary operator globally to deploy Nokia’s FastMile 5G indoor gateway in a stay community.

Nokia and Optus additionally efficiently launched a 5G fastened wi-fi entry service utilizing the 5G New Radio customary.

“Our strategic alliance with Nokia will standardise and streamline IoT devices under one platform and unlock powerful productivity capabilities to fuel Australia’s digital transformation and its smart cities and smart spaces of the future,” commented Deon Liebenberg, Vice President of Product Innovation, Optus Business.

The resolution is accessible as software program as a service, platform as a service or connectivity as a service.

“We will enable Optus to expand its offering in these markets, helping its customers to leverage the efficiency and productivity potential of IoT,” added Anna Wills, Head of Oceania at Nokia.


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